Data Resources

Breastfeeding Practices Among South Dakota MothersThis slide highlights SD PedNSS Percentage of Infants from Low-Income Families (WIC), Ever Breastfed by Race and Ethnicity, 2009.

The Health Behaviors of South Dakotans – This annual report contains information obtained by the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) on the prevalence of risk behaviors and preventative health practices. The report includes data on obesity, physical activity, and nutrition practices as well as information regarding diabetes, hypertension awareness and cholesterol awareness.

South Dakota Youth Risk Behavior Survey Report – This biennial report contains information about health behaviors of South Dakota high school students. Report includes data on physical activity, physical education, TV viewing, and dietary practices.

School Height and Weight Report For South Dakota Students – This annual report contains information gathered about short stature, underweight, and overweight of South Dakota students 5-19 years of age.

Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS) Summary of 2011 Data – This annual report provides data by clinic, county, and region for infants and children up to age 5 years who participate in the South Dakota Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Six nutrition indicators are provided: birth weight (low birth weight and high birth weight); short stature (low height-for-age); underweight (low weight-for-height and low BMI-for-age); Overweight (high weight-for-height and high BMI-for-age); anemia, and breastfeeding (ever breastfed, breastfed at least 6 months, and breastfed at least 12 months).

South Dakota Perinatal Risk Assessment Report 2009 – This biennial report provides state data on perinatal issues including weight gain during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion for Overweight and Obesity Among Adults – Trends on obesity including national obesity maps.